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Larraine Segil, Board, Frontier Communications

Larraine Segil is a member of the Board of Frontier Communications, a Fortune 300 company in Stamford, CT. She is Partner Emeritus and was formerly owner and director of Vantage Partners, which acquired her firm, The Lared Group, in 2003. Vantage Partners' partners/directors have authored many books including Getting to Yes and Difficult Conversations. Segil has served Global 100 and Fortune 500 companies assisting them to create and manage their critical business relationships with suppliers, customers, alliances, joint ventures or channel partners.

Ms. Segil is a senior research fellow at the IC2 Institute at the University of Texas, Austin as well as on the Entrepreneurs Board for the UCLA Anderson School of Management. She sits on other boards as well the Content Delivery Network Company Board, The Los Angeles Regional Technology Alliances Board, the Governing Board, the Foundation Board of the Committee of 200, Board of Governors of Cedars Sinai Medical Center, and the National Association of Corporate Directors Board.

For the past 24 years she has taught executive education at The California Institute of Technology, where she has presented a two day program on Global Alliances. She is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law at Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles on The Business of Strategic Alliances.

Ms. Segil is a regular commentator for CNN and CNBC and presents keynotes on domestic and global alliances, mergers, and critical customer supplier, channel, and outsourcing relationships. She is the author of many books including Intelligent Business Alliances, Fast Alliances: Power your E-Business, Dynamic Leader, and many more including her latest book, Measuring the Value of Partnering.

Ms. Seigel has created two endowment funds for scholarships for women managers in strategic alliances - one at the join JDMBA program at the Peter Drucker School of Management and Southwestern School of Law, and another for Pepperdine Business School Presidential Key Executive MBA Program. Ms. Segil holds BA Honors in Latin and Classics, JD and MBA degrees.